CM – Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Story Time

Chatsworth-Murray County Library will be hosting Ben and Zach, from Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey for story time on January 18, 2017 beginning at 10:00am

Want to learn what it takes to soar on the flying trapeze or what’s in those cream pies that the clowns throw? Join Ben and Zach, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassadors of Laughter, for a special storytime on January 18, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m. at the CHATSWORTH-MURRAY COUNTY LIBRARY located at 706 Old Dalton-Ellijay Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705. This event is free and open to the public.

Ben and Zach will be kicking-off “Reading with Ringling Bros.!” a free reading program available through participating public libraries. Kids ages 2-12 can register for the program at the library. Just by reading, kids can earn a voucher good for a free kid’s circus ticket with the purchase of a full-price adult ticket.

All Branches – CLOSED for M.L. King, Jr. Day / Todas las Bibliotecas – CERRADO por el Día de M.L. King, Jr.

All Northwest Georgia Regional Library System branches will be closed January 14th-16th, 2017 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

A stylized picture of Martin Luther King, Jr. with information about all libraries closing on January 14th-16th.

Todas las bibliotecas del sistema regional de noroeste Georgia estarán cerrado el 14-16 de enero, 2017 por el Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.

Foto estilizada de Martin Luther King Jr, con información de las bibliotecas que cierran en las 14-16 de enero.

CM – Library Board of Trustees Meeting

The Chatsworth-Murray County Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017 beginning at 5:30pm

Board meetings are open to the public. All Chatsworth-Murray County Library Board Meetings are held at the Chatsworth-Murray County Library.

FY2017 Dates:

  • October 13, 2016 @ 5:30pm
  • January 12, 2017 @ 5:30pm
  • April 13, 2017 @ 5:30pm
  • August 10, 2017 @ 5:30pm
  • October 12, 2017 @ 5:30pm

ALL BRANCHES – CLOSED for inclement weather

All NGRL library branches will be closed on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 due to inclement weather

Chatsworth-Murray County Library, Dalton-Whitfield County library, and Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed.

Our book drops will be available, but please do not travel unless you feel conditions are safe.


CM – CLOSED for New Year’s 2017

Chatsworth-Murray County Library will all be closed for the New Year’s Holiday on Saturday, December 31, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017

Our first day open in 2017 will be January 3rd. Stay safe and enjoy holidays.

Remember, during that time our book drops will be open for returns and our eBooks and eAudiobooks will still be available. You can renew your items online as well!

La biblioteca de Chatsworth-Murray estará cerrada por las vacaciones del Año Nuevo, el 31 de diciembre, 2016 al 2 de enero, 2017

Nuestro primer día abierto estará el 3 de enero. Te desearamos un feliz año nuevo.

Recuerda, durante este tiempo, nuestra buzones de devolución de libros estarán abierto y nuestra biblioteca digtales es disponible. Usted puede renovar sus libros en línea.


Food For Fines 2016

All Northwest Georgia Regional Libraries will be participating in Food for Fines from November 1st – November 22nd

If you have fines on your library card but can’t quite get them paid, this is a great way to reduce those fines while helping others in need. Bring a non-perishable food item to the library and receive $1.00 off your fines. Food items must not be expired. Food items may not be able to help with lost or damaged items fees.

Food will be donated to the following locations, based on the library it is brought to:

  • Calhoun-Gordon County Library: Voluntary Action Center of Calhoun, Georgia
  • Chatsworth-Murray County Library: Helping Hands Food Pantry
  • Dalton-Whitfield County Library: City of Refuge

NGRL – Regional Library Board of Trustees Meeting @ Calhoun-Gordon

The Northwest Georgia Regional Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Tuesday, October 25, at 5:00pm

This meeting is open to the public and will be held in the meeting room at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library

– Location corrected on 10/25/16.

Offsite Local Wellness Workshop (Click for locations)

Dalton State University and Promotoras de Salud with the Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership are providing free wellness workshop

Visit one of the locations below to receive diabetes education, check your blood pressure, learn healthy diabetic meals, foot checks, risk assessments, and more!

Reserve a seat by calling 706-272-6664.

Times & Locations

  • Calhoun, GA – October 24, 10am – 12pm at Rock Bridge Church Calhoun in the Gordon Hills Shopping Center, 100 Peters Street, Calhoun GA, 30701
  • Dalton, GA – October 28, 10am – 12pm at the Mack Gaston Community Center, 218 N. Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721
  • Ellijay, GA – October 31, 10am-12pm at Huff’s Drug Store Meeting Room, 136 Industrial Blvd, Ellijay, GA, 30540
  • Chatsworth, GA – November 7, 9am-11am at the Murray County Senior Center, 820 GI Maddox Pkwy, Chatsworth, GA 30705